Retention

One More Time

by Alexis Kelly, Fifth Grade Teacher, H.E. Corley Elementary There I am, nervously pacing around…


Belief and Support: What First-Year Teachers Need

 by Yesenia Solis-Laboy, Second Grade Teacher, Lake Carolina Elementary It was our open house two…


Finding the Light

by Ashley Harmon, Science Teacher, Blythewood Middle School  As the early sun begins to rise from…


Finding the Joy

by Anna Maria Gardiner, English Teacher, Spring Hill High School  My first year teaching  Soon…


Finding My Rhythm as a New Teacher

by Carson Coomes, Orchestra Director, Blythewood Middle School As a fourth grader, I remember being…


Why I’m Still Here: Reflections on the Choice to Teach

by Alexis Deese-Smith  7th Grade English Language Arts Teacher at R.H. Fulmer Middle School…


My Community of Mentors Lift Up, Support Learning — For All of Us

by Daniel Hoilett 2nd Grade Teacher at Brushy Creek Elementary October of 2015 had arrived. Many…


Bridging the Gap with Support and Planning

by Madalyn Hazlett Dreher High School Mathematics Teacher At the end of my first year of teaching,…